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in britain today with a second high-level resignation at scotland yard and the death of a whistleblower. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, weç get the latest on the scandal including claims of illegal eavesdropping and bribery by journalists working for rupert murdoch's news corp from ned temko of the "london observer." >> ifill: then, we examine president obama's pick to lead a new consumer protection agency. >> woodruff: from indonesia, ray suarez reports on a nation coming to grips with mental health disorders even as its institutions lock up and chain patients. >> this enormous country has almost no psychiatrists,çç leaving the mentally ill with very few options for treatment. >> ifill: kwame holman brings us the latest on the showdown over raising the government's borrowing limit. >> woodruff: and jeffrey brown talks to legendary concert pianist leon fleisher about overcoming a disability that nearly silenced his career. >> if there was a way that i could remain active in music without playing with two hands, well, i had t
. >>> there is now a death that could be connected to the phone hacking scandal in britain. it comes as the scandal spreads taking down some of london's top cops. >> reporter: the reporter who blew the whistle on alleged phone hacking at the news of the world has been found dead at his home in england. sean horn's death does not appear to be suspicious. the development comes on the same day as senior london police officer resigned. assistant commissioner john yates decided not to reopen an investigation two years ago into allegations the paper was tapping phones. >> i have acted with complete integrity and my conscious is clear. >> reporter: yates' registration resignation comes in the heels of the police chief stepping down monday. he's cutting his trip to south africa short as he trys to convince the public the investigation will be conducted. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on jail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> police have arrested at least 10 people in connecti
britain. and today was certainly no exception. first came the news of the second high-profile resignation in scotland yard in 24 hours when assistant commissioner john yates announced he was stepping down. then a former world news reporter who said high-spread hacking of the paper under then editor andy clausen was found dead. more on that in a moment. first the bbc's political editor nick robinson, has more on the many departures. >> he is yates of the yard no longer, resigning just a day after his boss. the commissioner of the metropolitan piece sir paul stephenson. both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal, so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say i have just come off the phone to a.c. john yates, who tendered his resignation. i believe both decisions are regrettable but i'm afraid in both cases, the right call has been made. >> boris johnson insisted both men had jumped and were not pushed but made it abundantly clear he had done everything to encourage them. >> i think it became clear to john yates that the cackny of questions and circumstances
's top cop has resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, has resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish i had done some things differently, but i will not lose any sleep over my personal integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> police release the identities of the two people involved in a plane crash in st. mary's county on friday. 55-year-old james dayton of mechanicsville, maryland, was killed in that crash. the pilot, 53-year-old nicholas morales of fredericksburg, maryland, was injured. we don't know the extent of his injuries. police say the glider crashed into some power lines shortly after takeoff. the ntsb is investigating the cr
on their conditions. >>> the growing fallout from britain's phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures, including scotland yard's top cop. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned today. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant. that editor has been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i have had suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> also today, former "news of the world" editorial rebekah brooks was arrested. she denies knowing anything about the scandal. a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone-hacking scandal is set for this tuesday. >>> casey anthony may be a free woman tonight, but many questions linger about what's next for the florida mother found not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter. anthony said nothing and showed little emotion as she walked out of jail just after midnight amid tight s
% and down to great britain to 2% and the u.s. only has 1% trip share by bike. advantages and the benefits of cycling, very short but, which you can capitalize is the health part, the reduction of health costs because the effect of cycling on health are above expectations. it's nearly all diseases will have less risk of occurring when people have enough physical exercise and all the extra, the ideal means of physical exercise is about half an hour a day, medium-intensive exercise. so it's far better than going to the gym twice a week and then, very intensive sporting for two hours. and what is easier than having this bike trip into your daily commuting? then automatically you have your half an hour exercise and it's been shown in the managementerlands that people who sigh -- netherlands that people who cycle to work have more than people who don't. also the environment there are a lot of things you can capitalize because you don't have to invest on electric cars or transit or whatever to reduce the carbon dioxide, because the emissions of bicycle is zero. there is a huge problem in the u.s
-universal television >>> good evening. the growing fallout from great britain's newspaper phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures. including scotland yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives, is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's po
in britain has reached u.s. shores and sparked an investigation by the fbi but the bombshells continue to fall that side of the atlantic tonight where the head of the famed scotland yard has been forced to resign. >> reporter: british police want rebecca brooks to tell them what she knows about the phone hacking scandal surrounding the murdock empire. the former chief executive of news international was arrested when she went to the police station for a planned appointment scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday. some questioned the timing of the arrest. >> i really do feel that it will inhibits the hearing. >> reporter: another unexpected twist came hours after her arrest. the london chief of police resigned over questions on how the department has investigated the case and his links to a key figure in the scandal. a former news of the world executive editor. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the scandal surrounding murdock's media empire includes police bribes and hacking voice mails of celebrities, politicians and mu
's launching an investigation in this case. >> one day after britain's top cop resigned in the murdock newspaper phone hacking scandal a top deputy followed his former boss out of the door. ands was under fire for failing to have eefdz i have no knowledge of the extent of the situation. or the extent of it. >> rebecca brooks was arrested, and now all eyes are on james murdock and not so heir apparent, admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. >> there was a particular settlement i authorized and said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on advice of lawyers within complete investigation. that is a matter of real regret for me. and this could have repercussions in the ugs us, home to more than half of the $33 billion murdock media empire, including fox tv and fox news. >> there is a clause in the regulations for tv stations is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> tuesday, rupert murdock, james murdock and rebecca brooks will appear before a committee of the british house of commons to answer questions. this is t
and california, it's time for the duke and duchess of cambridge to get down to business. they'll be britain's business ambassadors. making trips to promote british firms. they did some of that during their visit to los angeles. they'll continue this more now. it's reported that another trip is already in the works. >>> and harry potter keeps working its magic. it's on course to become a billion-dollar hit. after taking nearly half worldwide that weekend. here in the u.s., the final harry potter film took in $169 million domestically. the best opening weekend ever. in second, was another sequel, "transformers" with 21 million and "horrible bosses" was third, with $13 million. i want to see horrible bosses. i have no stories that relate. i love my bosses. >> we'll tape for that later. >>> after 1,000 days in jail, what is casey anthony's next move? will she tell all for million dollars. >>> plus a news anchor nightmare. you'll see what happened when the wrong guest was put on live tv. mine was earned over the south pacific in 1943. vietnam, 1967. i got mine in iraq, 2003. u.s.a.a. auto insura
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-hacking scandal hits a new boiling point in britain with the arrest of one of rupert murdoch's top executives. and the resignation also of england's top cop. the question this morning is, could this scandal lead to the breakup of murdoch's empire? >>> and if you like me were watching all that soccer over the weekend, the question is, did any country deserve to win this more than japan? it's "way too early" for this.
scandal that has already brought down one of britain's largest newspapers. former news international ceo rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives was just released on bail after reportedly facing 12 hours of questioning at a london police station. brooks had been heading the british arm of murdoch's news corp. media division when she stepped down last friday. a spokesperson says brooks turned herself in and she's cooperating with police, but continues to deny any wrongdoing. >>> and then late last night london's police commissioner abruptly resigned, paul stephenson announced he was leaving his post amid allegations that his united, which was investigating this scandal, was corrupt and had close ties with the former executive editor of news international's now defunct "news of the world." nbc's stephanie gosk with the latest from london. >> reporter: london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue th
-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. that's amazing. you know what else is amazing? how easy it is to save money on motorcycle, boat, or camper insurance with geico. geico, saving people money, on more than just car insurance. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sara
of britain's biggest newspapers, this time is london's chief of police. stevenson claim t behave ethically but is resigning because the investigation would overburden at scotland yard. earlier london police and arrested the former news of the world editor rebecca brooks suspected of conspiring to intercept a communication and bribing police for information brooks says she is cooperating with police. it comes to days before rupert murdoch and his son are to testify on the case here in the u.s. the fbi is looking at whether 911 victims or their families were also hacking targets by murdoch's paper appeared >> the white house congressional leaders made little progress on a deal to raise the debt ceiling, the wall street journal reports that president barack obama and congressional leaders are trying to come up with a deficit reduction plan that would win enough support for lawmakers to also raise the borrowing limit without a deal by august 2nd the u.s. might begin defaulting on its obligations. >> we called into question for the first time in our history interest rates will go up, this re
phone hacking investigation in britain. prime minister david cameron ordering a special parliamentary session hours after another high profile member of scotland yard announced his resignation. several of the british papers reporters are accused of hacking into private cellphone accounts and bribing police officers for information. the newspaper was owned by news corp., the parent company of fox news. senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg is live in london. what do we know today, amy. >> reporter: the phone hacking case is not just touching the top etc etchelon, but the police force. britain's two top cops resigning, the latest casualty john yates who was the assistant police commissioner, this resignation coming on the heels of the resignation of the commissioner himself yesterday amidst allegations that the original phone hacking investigation back in 2009 wasn't handled thoroughly or properly among other issues, and the police complaints commission has received four referrals about the conduct of different senior police officials in connection with this case. then rebecc
the fifth here, but there could be a subsequent criminal trial, in britain the reporting leading up to a trial has to be very careful because the idea is that you don't want to influence the jury one way or another into finding her either guilty or not guilty. therefore, the rules here are quite strict in what you can see in the leadup to a trial. the idea is the jury have an open mind. that they haven't already made their mind up as to whether she's culpable or not. now, this is an extraordinary situation, but one i can't remember happening before where someone who may be about to, you know, charged and appear in court is being separately questioned before a select committee. i don't think any of us know how they're going to play it it. i think everyone is aware that the politicians have got to be seen to at least be doing their job thoroughly, but at the same time they can't derail any chance of her standing trial if she is charged. >> dan rivers in london. thanks, dan. we'll take a close look at rupert murdoch's efforts to contain this scandal. we'll talk to howard kurtz for "the
arrest. one of britain's top cops also resigned. abc's jeffrey kofman reports from london. >> reporter: the scandal that shuttered one of britain's oldest newspapers is nothing less than an earthquake. shaking this country to the core. the casualties just keep mounting. the latest? the head of scotland yard. sir paul stevenson resigned. he insisted he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate widespread alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists. nor the alleged bribery of police officers by reporters. >> i had no knowledge of the extent of this disgraceful practice. or indeed to the extent of it. and the repugnant nature of the selection of victims that is now emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdock's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she wawaarrereed. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003, when much of the alleged criminal a
what they did or did not know about dirty tricks of their papers. all of britain will be watching and so will investors around the world. >> he's the man of the moment. he's the man than investors have followed, he's the mans who judgment always comes out right and in this case is on the face of it found to be wanton. >> reporter: murdock's testimony will be broadcast live tomorrow and it will be quite a contest between between politicians who are under huge pressure to get some answers in this affair and a man whose huge business empire is at stake. chris. >> elizabeth palmner london. thanks so much. joining us now is lloyd grove, editor-at-large for news week and daily beast. you've got ten people arrested including rebekah brooks. and the resignation of paul stevenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten so quickly? >> yeah, of course. it's a huge shock. but who knows what's more to ka secretary and she rose to the top. she is part of the criminal investigation. >> she did run in part of the echelon circles like you mentioned. tomorrow rebekah brooks, rupert murd
because of the phone hacking scandal in britain. >>> good morning. sources tell bloomberg that they are beginning to question media's response to the phone hacking crisis and whether a leadership is needed. rupert murdoch and his son and rebecca brooks are scheduled to testify tomorrow at a hearing. some of bloomberg's properties compete with murdoch. casey anthony shows 17% would absolutely welcome anthony's of the not guilty verdict after she faced charges. >>> gold surge go to a record high this morning after concerns about a u.s. debt crisis and government debt problems in europe. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> caltrans will have to do major surgery on the san mateo bridge to repair a cracked steel beam that was put in place during a retrofit. the bridge will have to be closed for two weekends next year to do that job. wish boned shaped steel beam east of the high-rise section has developed a ten inch crack. crews made a temporary fix to the crack but permanent repair will cost an estimated $12 million. engineers are trying to determine the exact da
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of the britain world newspaper is out of jail this morning, but the phone hacking scandal continues to grow. >> rebekah brooks has been arrested. >>> celebrations as nelson mandela turns 93. these are pictures for this morning of mandela and his family. the south africans are marking the day with a call for community service. >>> no big deal. los angeles survived the weekend without one of the freeways. the 405 opened sunday after being closed for more than 36 hours. carmageddon never materialized. the construction project will require that it be closed again later this year hopefully with the same positive results. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team is not coming home as champions but they are happy about capturing the nation's attention. >> they lost on sunday to penalty kicks. the crowd at brittany's bar and grill watched as japan sanked the game-winning goal. after a brief shot the fans sheered on the american women. ali creeger was cheered on by many as she is from the area. >>> this photo was released by the -- from the white house as president obama and his wife and daughters watched t
hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle-blower reporter who alleged widespread hacking at the news of the world has been found dead. and so far, police don't think that shawn horzs death is suspicious. meanwhile, a second high- profile resignation at scotland yard in connection with the scandal. amy kellogg has the latest from loopop. >> reporter: first, scotland yard's top officer sir paul stevenson tenders his relationship. one day later, john yates does the same. both men saying continueing on the job with intense media attention would be a distraction to the work at hand. they defended themselves on their way out. >> i have acted with complete integrity. i am a people -- and the people who know me, know that my intension rity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the london mayor said the resignations are necessary. >> both cases we have to recognize that the next source of questions of the relationships between the mets and the news of the world was likely to be distracting for both officers in the run up to the olympic games. >> reporter: allegations against the new
to be rdered mile dowler. in is exploded in the public mind in britain and has spread around the world affecting even u.s. investors perceptions of the wider pire which goes so much widethan these british newspapers. through that period, rupert murdoch and his son james seemed absolutely determined to stand by rebecca brooks, there are very few people in this company who are cler to rupert and the whole family to his children as well than rebecca brooks, she was a very integral memberf this sort of london court that had formed around james and his sister elizabeth and which had included david cameron and other members of the british political media establishment. only a week or so ago rupert murdoch said he had total confidence in rebecca brooks. the first thing he did when he flew into london to try and sort this crisis out was stage a photo opportunity with his arm around rebecca, asked what his first priority was on landing in london. he pointed to her and said this one. >> rose: so why did she resign? >> i think because the attempts to take the pressure off so far had failed. the c
. no weed. no problem. >>> here is a fun fact pointed out by twigger wag at pour me coffee. quote in britain the huge line of people waiting to resign over the murdoch hacking scandal is called a queue. and a major blow to sir paul stevenson on sunday was arrested. and we are less than 24 hours away from rupert murdoch and his son james and rebekah brooks freshly bailed out of jail standing before parliament to present their side of the scandal. for this side of the story, we go to stephanie gosk in london. stephanie, thank you for joining me. >> you're welcome, ezra. nice to be here. >> stephanie, more breaking news out of london and there are reports that the former "news of the world" showbiz reporter and accusing andy colson of hacking phones is found dead. what do you know about this? >> well, a bizarre twist to the story, he became the center of this saying that yes, andy colson knew about the phones hacked and he listened to some of the phones i listened to. he was found dead in his home, and the police are saying that it is not treated as a suspicious death, but they are investigatin
at the heart of britain's police investigation. good evening, i'm jim handly. >> i'm dorene gentzler. jim vance is off tonight. there have been rapid-fire resignations of two officers at scotland yard. plus, the original "news of the world" whistle blower has been found dead. and this comes as media mogul rupert murdoch is expected to answer questions about the telephone hacking scandal from british lawmakers tomorrow. kurt gregory has the latest details on this developing story.
. >>> there is new intrigue in the hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle blower who first alleged that top officials at the "news of the world" knew about the hacking has been found dead. he was a "show biz" reporter at the paper until he was dismissed for substance abuse issues. he was found dead at his house near london today. so far authorities say they don't think his death is suspicious. the police commissioner at scotland yard is the latest to lose his job in connection with this scandal. stephanie gosk has the latest. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down, stevenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivoclyhat t i did not and had no reason to do so. >> reporter: stevenson says he quit because he's become a
were yet available. more on the phone hacking in britain, david cameron is cutting short an african trip and ordering a special parliamentary session, extending the session on the start of a scheduled summer recess for emergency meeting on wednesday. this following the resignation of britain's top police officer and the rest of rebekah brooks, the former ceo of rupert murdoch's news international. mr. murdoch, his son james and ms. brooks are set to testify before a parliamentary inquiry tomorrow. you can hear it live at 9:30 a.m. eastern here on c-span radio. those are some of the latest headlines. >> had ever visited the library of congress? over 2 million people have and now this is your chance to tour the world's largest library. tonight, join c-span for a rare glimpse inside the library of congress. we will take you into the great hall and explore the main reading room. unique books and rare books and special collections including original books from thomas jefferson's personal collection. but we will see how the library is using modern technology to discover hidden secrets and
. is britain's police force incompetent or corrupt or both? public confidence in the police is said to be rocky after two high-profile resignations. the police said manning a botched investigation -- admitting a botched investigation, and now an admission that they were working at "news of the world" at the same time. so how far can we trust the yard? >> in this wine bar, just a stunt drove from scotland yard. they were on drinking terms. the latest revelations in this fast-moving story showed that the connection went deeper than s. -- than this. journalists always are looking for information. that is part of the job. in told by a former senior policemen, that and in this bar in the west and, these to be regular meetings between "news of the world" journalists and the head of the media to discuss fraud. i am told that the relationship was incredibly close. former commissioner met with "news of the world" 14 times in two years. >> was there any element of the relationship between the police and "news of the world" that is impeded them from pursuing the fund had been inquiry? that is the question
you about the breaking news and the arrest of rebekah brooks and "world of the news" in great britain, and rupert murdoch and the media empire is something that's reached here in the united states. would you like to see congressional hearings as to whether there's any tie here to the united states in this phone hacking scandal, senator durbin? >> yes, i would. i can tell you that there are questions about whether the foreign corrupt practices act has been violated by rupert murdoch and his news empire, and what's going on in england is startling. to think of the extent that they went to to break the law to try to report a story. we need to follow through with the fbi investigation and also with congressional investigations. >> senator demint, what do you think? >> david, we need to let law enforcement work here. congress has got a big issue in front of us. we need to handle our own business for a change. and the focus this week is on the only plan we've got, and that's cut, cap and balance. >> all right, we're going to leave it there. thanks to both of you. >>> coming up, the debt del
johnson is back in just a moment to tell us when. a number of high-profile arrests in britain's phone hacking investigation. one lawyer is questioning if his client belongs behind bars. >>> a traffic alert for beltway drivers. >>> new this midday, the bbc reports former news international executive rebecca brooks will testify before british lawmakers looking into the phone hacking scandal. nbc's stephanie gosk reports. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after emerged scotland yard hired a former news of the word editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down stephenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have had suggestions we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally it is our -- did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: stephenson says he quit because he's become a distraction for scotland yard which has been criticized for the handling of the phone hacking investigation. among the
," spin cycle. can rupert murdoch convince britain's parliament and its people that his media empire can be trusted? the 80-year-old mogulle set to publicly answer questions as another resignation and more arrests come down, and where do things stand with the investigation here in the united states? and a new poll out today shows which side of the aisle americans are blaming for the debt ceiling debate debacle.
extraordinary. britain had never did this. we have a dominance like the empire that is extraordinarily kind of dominance, and yet we are not quite sure what we should be doing and that i think is came out in devotee and business and its our hesitation in the middle east we are not sure that this is good for us. we have to see. at the same time we can't stand in the way of people wanting to be space. so, we have had an extraordinary history and in a very difficult time, significant time, too. >> let's go back and tie this to the very beginning. if we are talking about the soviet union, of course in the case of russia they've inherited a large land mass and had some 800 years of history, they have tsar's that have ruled the world. in our funding coming and you write about this very powerful the and you talk about the audacity of the young americans in this little hoot land mass at the end of the world, and somehow they thought they were going to remake the world. how did that come about? >> when you think about it this is a country of two or 3 million people, 3,000 from the civilization on th
the challenges to keep the peace in great britain as he and specifically his relationship with the murdock media empire became such a focus of attention. he was calling it a major distraction, which could not go on. of course among those ten arrests you mentioned, the latest high profile arrest was rebekah brooks, the chief of the british media holdings. she said it came as a complete surprise when she showed up at a prearranged appointment with police on sunday and was subsequently held and questioned for nine hours before being released on bail. now, in all of this, thomas, pressure continues to mount obviously on the murdock family. they're expected to appear tomorrow before the parliamentary committee and on british prime minister david cameron. he's currently in south africa today. he addressed briefly the phone hacking scandal. and in what he had to say he was clearly standing his ground. let's take a listen. >> what the government wants to do here is what i think the whole country wants to do, which is to make sure we sort out this issue, we have a proper police investigation, a proper in
with congressman adam schiff and ezra klein coming up in a few minutes. >>> now we move to britain's prime minister david cameron. he has called for an emergency session of parliament to brief lawmakers into the expanding investigation into the news corporation's phone hacking scandal. overnight rebekah brooks was released from jail after being arrested. london's top cop has stepped down as well, feeling the heat over scotland yard's handling of the investigation. his assistant also resigned. stephanie gosk is following the latest developments from london for us. >> reporter: richard, in the last 24 hours, there have been two high-level resignations from scotland yard and colluding the police chief himself, sir paul stevenson, he has resigned because he hired in 2009 a former editor of "news of the world." his deputy, john yates, has resigned after he was informed that he would be suspended while an investigation into scotland yard's investigation of the scandal was being conducted. john yates is being criticized for in 2009 not continuing to pursue an investigation into the phone hacking. all of t
along in britain with more sort of suggestions that cameron is under pressure today. he is out country. this story not going away. >> dan rivers, we will keep checking with you. seems there are developments in this story every few hours. >> thanks, dan. >>> there has been a major shake-up in the egyptian government. it is not clear whether it is enough to quiet opposition protesters. egypt's prime minister appointing 14 new cabinet ministers to his cabinet while keeping 13 others in place. they will be sworn into office today. former egyptian president hosni mubarak reportedly slipped into a coma yesterday. the hospital's spokesman tells cnn he has since regained consciousness. >>> hours ago general david petraeus performed his last act as commander of nato forces in afghanistan. he handed off authority to the new komd ander john allen. petraeus is retiring from the army at the end of the month. he will be taking over as director of the cia in september. >> that's right. the government not able to pay its bills is looming large they are morning. the clock ticks towards the deadline. 16
checklisted in critical condition. this should not impact commuter trains this morning. >> britain's serious fraud office said it is looking into starting an investigation into phone hacking investigations relating to rupert murdoch's news corp. london's metro commissioner paul stevenson has stepped down over the weekend rebecca brooks the editor of the now defunct news of the world was arrested and released,. >>> the white house is holding out hope a deal can still be reached by the deadline for raising the debt ceiling arrives but congressional leaders and the president are nowhere close to agreeing on how to do it. >>> president obama says he is willing to compromise in debt negotiations but republicans don't see much give in his proposal senate republican leader, mitch mcconnell suggested passing legislation giving the president authority to raise the debt ceiling. >> it says we the congress will not take responsibility or accountability for our own decisions it is a political answer, not a real answer to the problem. >> i am telling you house conservative members, they are not going to
business opportunities for britain in africa forced to defend himself for his close relationship with andy coulson. >> no one argued the work he did for government was inappropriate or bad. report very jamie brooks will answer questions tomorrow before a parliamentary committee. jamie: there is an intense search underway. two people are still missing. their boat capsized in lake michigan. 8 people were onboard that vessel at the time. take a look at video of the race. we are told a good samaritan helped rescue six others. they are searching for the two that are still missing. the crew of a competing book notified the coast guard that the sailboat had capsized. bill: some tall bolts there on lake michigan. we'll reach out to the coast guard and bring them on tv. jamie, just a few of the stories watching so far today on america's newsroom. a moment you will see this. free woman or prisoner for life. casey anthony is out of jail. her acquittal and release are raising serious questions. in the end, where did she go? no one knows. jamie: did democrats stall the debt debate on purpose? not a lot
opposed to obamacare because i lived under national health in britain for three years and i know what happens. eu end up with a ration care. this last saturday on my program i had a nurse practitioner call in from arkansas who said that already they are being turned down for treatments. they request treatment and are being turned down under medicare because the person is terminal. since they are terminal, the treatment is not worth giving. they suffer and die. there is a woman going blind and that she cannot get treatment for her element that is causing her to go blind, because she is terminal. dr. berwick, put in a recess appointment ito be the head of medicare, is it in a love affair with the british system. they deny people 59.5 because it is not a good investment. even president obama said it was perhaps not the best use of resources to give his grandmother and a hip replacement after she was diagnosed with terminal ccer. i guess she could hobble around in panama she was dying of cancer. that is a -- not the kindh -- whilee around in pain b she was dying of cancer. that is not the
britain's largest paper. one of rupert murdock's people is going to test. brooks was released on bail after being arrested over the weekend. she was heading the news corp. media division when she stepped down. she turned herself in and is cooperating with police but continues to deny any wrong doing. late last night, london's police commissioner abruptly resigned. the head of police there. paul stevenson announcing he's leaving his post that his unit they are investigating was corrupt. had close ties with news international's now defunct news of the world. pat, i want to invite you in on this. where does this go? it's clear how cozy the relationship was between the politicians and the media. >> right now, it's going up to james murdock. quite frankly, people are going to seize upon this. it's a disaster in england. there was a bribery scandal. the head of scotland yard is going to resign. i think they are going to try to bring it to the united states. i don't know that anything has been done here. somebody might have hacked into the 9/11 folks. i don't think the wall street journal ha
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